Thousands of internal migrant workers from nearby provinces’ rural areas have come to Hà Nội to earn livings by working tough jobs full of hardships.
Women migrant workers face the risk of violence and trafficking, discrimination while accessing fair and sustainable employment, and supportive services, as well as insecurity.
Some 2,000 young women and female migrants in Hà Nội will be provided with information and advice on housing, employment and learning opportunities.
Many female migrant workers must work 10-12 hours per day, live in bad condition, do not have any spare time for themselves and do not receive vocational training.
Dương Thị Thùy Linh, 25, a worker at the Khai Quang Industrial Park in Vĩnh Phúc Province, had a hectic, unvaryingly mundane schedule.
Trade unions of Việt Nam will constantly boost comprehensive reforms to confirm their role in the protection of workers’ and labourers’ rights, as Việt Nam strives to enhance its international integration.